Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years

Disgraced socialite Ghislaine Maxwell

was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the sex-trafficking ring

of young teens she helped financier Jeffrey Epstein run for a decade.

The punishment doled out by

U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan on

Tuesday marks the most concrete punishment

yet for the years of abuse Maxwell

and Epstein imposed on young girls.